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Allied Health Department

There are eight programs within Allied Health department: Animal Health Technology (ANHL), Dental Assisting (DENA), Health Information Management (HIMS), Health Information Technology (HEIT), Health Information Management (HIMS), Medical Assisting (MEDA), Phlebotomy (PHLB), Physical Therapist Assistant (PHYR) and Radiologic Technology (RADT). For more information about each, please use the links to the right.

All Allied Health Program students are required to complete a criminal background check, a 10 panel drug screen, a physical exam, provide immunization records or titers verifying immunity (Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Hepatitis B, Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis)  and Tuberculosis status  prior to being placed at a clinical facility.  Some programs may also require proof of Influenza immunization during flu season.

Students are responsible for the following costs:
1. American Databank Complio Immunization Tracker - $24.00/year

2. Background Check & Drug Screen Combo package - $77.00/year, additional costs may apply if you have lived outside of the state of California.
3. Immunizations, titers, physical exams, and other health screenings-costs will vary.

Mesa College Student Health Services offers the following services:
Physical Exam at- $35.00

TB skin test- $8.00
Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap) - $45.00
MMR- $79.00
Hepatitis B Series- $62.00
Flu vaccine- Free
*Students may see their own medical provider if preferred.

ATTENTION ALLIED HEALTH STUDENTS: You must complete the following required training prior to starting your DIRECTED CLINICAL PRACTICE (DCP) or Work Experience. Please complete the training prior to your program orientation and bring verification of completion to your program orientation. Please click the link below.
REQUIRED Sexual Assault Prevention Training Requirements for Community College Students

Students applying and entering Allied Health Programs are encouraged to take ALLH 048, Basic Skills for Health Care Careers, prior to starting their program.  This course will be offered Wednesday, 5:30pm-7:50pm, April 16, 2020-June 1, 2020. 

Click here for information about Spanish 125-Spanish for Health Care Professionals

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All students are required to be familiar with our Allied Health Policy Manual 2019

Program Information Sessions

Note: Please check this website the DAY of the session for any changes that may have been required. Reservations not required. Campus parking policies are enforced.  Parking day passes can be obtained at several parking machines located throughout the parking lots.

 

  Fall Spring
Animal Health (ANHL)

Fri.,8/16/19 ,5:30 p.m..       

P-308

Fri.,9/20/19, 5:30p.m.

P-308  

Wed., 9/25/19, 5:30 p.m.

P-308

Fri., 10/4/19, 5:30 p.m.

P-308                

 

 

Fri., 1/24/20, 5:30 p.m.

P-308

March 2020: TBD

 

OPEN HOUSE: Stay Tuned for date and time, it will be in May 2020.

Dental Assisting (DENA)

Tue.,12/3/19, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

S-117/118

 

March 18, 2020, 6:30-8::30 p.m.

S-117/118

 
Health Information Technology (HEIT)/Health Information Management (HIM)

Wed., 9/18 at 5:00 p.m.
Mon.,10/21 at 5:00 p.m.
Tues., 11/19 at 5:00 p.m.

Room: S-209

 
TBD
Medical Assisting (MEDA)
 Please see the Medical Assisting page for the online information session.  

 

Phlebotomy (PHLB)
 Please see the Phlebotomy page for the online information session.  

 

 

 

 
Physical Therapy Assisting (PHYR)

Monday, Sept. 30, 2019

5:30-6:30 p.m.

S-207

Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019

10:30-11:30 a.m.

S-207

 
   

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020

5:30-6:30 p.m.

S-207

Thursday, April 16, 2020

5:30-6:30 p.m.

S-207

 

 
Radiologic Technology (RADT)

Monday,Sept.16, 2019

5:00-6:00 p.m.

Room S-104

Friday, Nov. 15,2019

8:00 a.m. -9:00 a.m.

Room S-104

 

Friday, Jan. 24, 2020

11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

S-104

Friday, Feb. 21, 2020

5:00-6:00 p.m.

S-104

Saturday, Apr. 11, 2020

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

S-104